Popular Tours with Back-Roads Touring
Back-Roads Touring is a small-group touring concept offering leisurely regional tours throughout the UK and Europe. Tours explore local areas that might otherwise be missed such as Cornwall, La Provence, Loire Valley, the Scottish Highlands and Northern Italy. Tours range from one to 14 days in length.
Back-Roads tours have a maximum of 16 people on board, ensuring an intimate and relaxing experience with great attention to detail and a personal touch. This company has more than 25 years experience touring the UK and Europe, with guides that are both knowledgeable and approachable.
Take a step back in history and tour WWI battlefields in France and the Anzacs on the Western Front. Explore the royal gardens of Hampton Court, once home to King Henry VIII or tour the Chelsea Flower Show and see some of England’s most iconic gardens. Get lost in a maze of narrow lanes in the Cotswolds, discover medieval villages overflowing with history and character, or sip on Europe's finest wine at a boutique French winery. With a Back-Roads tour, you're guaranteed to have an experience unlike anything you've done before.
All tours place a strong emphasis on food. Back-Roads believe that experiencing local cuisine and wine is one of the most important parts of travelling, which is why their tours always include several group dinners at local restaurants. Tours also include daily breakfast at your hotel, be it a continental breakfast in Europe or an English or Irish breakfast in the UK.